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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017


65 coaches in race for Zesco United coaching job

65 coaches from across the world have applied for the head Coach job at zesco United. The job that fell vacant in November 2016, after then head coach George Lwandamina resigned. Club media and Public Relations officer Katebe Chengo told www.zescounitedfc.com in an interview that the closing date for the applications was Monday, 9th January 2017. 65 applications were received from coaches across the world, or course we have notable names from Africa but we will not give any details on that for now.Of these, there are only five ZambiansRead More

Ronaldo 2016 FIFA best player – How Kalaba and Wedson voted

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda voted Lionel Messi, Neymar and Gareth Bale for FIFA world best player at the inaugural The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony. According to documents obtain by Zambianfootball.co.zm, Nyirenda did not vote for the eventual winner of the world best player award Christiano Ronaldo. Chipolopolo captain Rainford Kalaba gave his first vote to Ronaldo, then Messi and he gave Neymar his third vote. In the media category, the Zambian vote was carried by Elias Chipepo who voted for Christiano Ronaldo (5), Lionel Messi (3) and Luis SuarezRead More

2026 FIFA World Cup expanded to 48 teams

The FIFA Council has unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup™ to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition. World football’s supervisory and strategic body held its third meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 9 and 10 January, and decided on a new tournament format with the 48 national teams split into 16 groups of three. The top two teams from each group will then advance to a 32-team knockout stage. The new 48-team competition format has been drawn up in such aRead More

Kalusha explains why he didn’t vote for Kalaba

FOOTBALL legend Kalusha Bwalya has advised Chipolopolo midfielder Rainford Kalaba not to despair after finishing third in the race for the African-footballer-of-the-year for stars based on the continent. Kalaba finished third behind Dennis Onyango and second-placed Khama Billiat. Kalusha, who is in Zurich, Switzerland, on FIFA duties, gave five points to Onyango, four to Billiat and three to Kalaba. The former Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president has advised the TP Mazembe midfielder to remain resilient and look forward to the future. “Let it go. It’s gone. Anyone who hasRead More